Dr. Anas Salem Issa, P.Eng.

Assistant Professor

Email: 
aissa@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8810
Office Location: 
CB 4049
Academic Qualifications: 

BSc,  United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), UAE
MSc, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), UAE
PhD, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada

Research Interests: 

Research related to development of self-centring bracing systems, smart materials and their structural applications, vulnerability assessment of buildings and seismic rehabilitation techniques. The development of innovative spring & piston based self-centering bracing systems for enhanced dynamic performance of buildings. Development of Simulation Based Fragility Relationships for the Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings. Below are the main research topics:

  • Development of next generation Self-Centring bracing systems.
  • Structural applications of Smart Materials, Shape Memory Alloys (SMA) and friction springs.
  • Seismic performance and behavior of pre-code and modern buildings
  • Seismic rehabilitation of buildings with various methodologies.